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Foster Youth In Transition Program Clarifications

Concerning clarifications related to the foster youth in transition program.
2022 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Human Services
Bill Summary

The act updates and clarifies language related to the foster youth in transition program (program), including:

  • Defining "dependent on the court" as being under the juvenile court's jurisdiction;
  • Directing the court to advise the juvenile of specific services;
  • Repealing certain provisions related to continuing jurisdiction of the court;
  • Adding provisions to the program for juveniles or youths who were in a dependency and neglect case or other case pursuant to the Children's Code;
  • Updating and specifying the form and content of the petition for the program; and
  • Adding language and requirements concerning the initial hearing related to the program.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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